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THE COMMISSIONERS

The Commission is made up of eight members: a superior court judge, a prosecuting attorney, a criminal defense attorney, a sheriff, a victims' rights advocate, a member of the public and two additional discretionary appointments.

The Chief Justice of the North Carolina Supreme Court and the Chief Judge of the Court of Appeals appoint the Commissioners to three year terms.

See Article 92 of the North Carolina statutes for further information.

COMMISSION MEMBERS:

Superior Court Judge / Commission Chair

Commissioner: The Honorable Quentin T. Sumner
Senior Resident Superior Court Judge - 7th Judicial District, Nash County

Alternate: The Honorable Forrest D. Bridges
Senior Resident Superior Court Judge - Judicial District 27B, Cleveland and Lincoln Counties

 

 

Prosecuting Attorney

Commissioner: The Honorable C. Branson Vickory III
Elected District Attorney - 8th Judicial District, Wayne County

Alternate: The Honorable Garry Frank
Elected District Attorney - Judicial District 22B, Davidson and Davie Counties

 

Victim Advocate

Commissioner: Aurelia Sands-Belle
Executive Director, Durham Crisis Response Center

Aurelia Sands-Belle

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Alternate: Jennifer Thompson
Author, Public Speaker, and Advocate for Judicial Reform and Victim’s Rights

Jennifer Thompson

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Criminal Defense Lawyer

Commissioner: Wade M. Smith, Esq.
Tharrington Smith LLP - Raleigh

Wade Smith

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Alternate: Sean Devereux, Esq.
Devereux & Banzhoff PLLC - Asheville

Devereux

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Public Member

 

Commissioner: Isaac Heard, Jr.
Urban Planning and Community Economic Development Consultant and Analyst

Devereux

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Alternate: Camilla Cover
Retired Legislative Liaison for Brooks, Pierce, McLendon, Humphrey & Leonard, LLP

 

Devereux

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Sheriff

Commissioner: The Honorable Susan Johnson
Elected Sheriff - Currituck County

S Johnson

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Alternate: The Honorable J. Van Duncan
Elected Sheriff - Buncombe County

Van Duncan

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Discretionary Member I

Commissioner: T. Diane Surgeon, Esq.
CEO of Eldercare Resource Center of North Carolina


surgeon

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Alternate: The Hon. Cressie H. Thigpen, Jr.
Professor - NC Central University School of Law


Thigpen

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Discretionary Member II

Commissioner: The Honorable Barbara Pickens
Retired Sheriff - Lincoln County

pickens

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Alternate: Nigle B. Barrow, Jr., Esq.
Law Office of Nigle B. Barrow


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Past Commissioners

The Honorable William D. Kenerly
Served on the Commission from January 2007 to May 2010
Retired District Attorney - 19C Prosecutorial District

Kenerly

Commissioner: Mel Laura Chilton
Served on the Commission from January 2007 to December 2012
Victim's Services Grants Manager - Governor's Crime Commission

Chilton

Commissioner: Dr. Jacqueline Greenlee
Served on the Commission from January 2007 to December 2012
Director, Organizational Development -
Guilford Technical Community College

greenlee

Commissioner: The Honorable Charles L. Becton
Served on the Commission from January 2007 to December 2013
Becton, Slifkin & Bell, P.A. - Raleigh

Becton

Commissioner: Chief Heath Jenkins
Served on the Commission from January 2007 to December 2013
Chief of Police - Stanley

Jenkins

Alternate: Representative Richard Glazier
Served on the Commission from January 2007 to December 2013
North Carolina House of Representatives

Glazier

 

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